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WP as an HTML editor

Is WP a good HTML editor? A friend of mine wants to create HTML pages, but doesn't know HTML. Can WP become a WYSIWIG HTML editor via the appropriate plugin? He'll be formatting images, wanting ...
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Is it possible to have two different previews of a post (ie. two templates for one post)?

I'm looking for a way to allow post editors to see two different previews of the posts they are writing. On the front, the same post can appear it two different sections of the website (each shows a ...
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Links in nonalphabetic order

On wordpress.barrycarter.info, the links sidebar is in alphabetical order by category ("My ... Stuff"), which looks weird for "My other stuff". How can I order the link categories myself?
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“Leave a comment” link even when you can't

On http://wordpress.barrycarter.info/index.php/page/7/ I disabled comments for "USDCAD options vs CADUSD options arbitrage?", but it still has a "Leave a Comment" link. Clicking the link takes you ...
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Custom post type functions.php if statement on action

I am using developing a child theme for Woothemes' Canvas. I am trying to use functions.php in the child theme to only use actions on my custom post type. This code doesn't seem to be working: ...
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Change the default data installed when setting up WordPress

Is there documentation somewhere on how to change the default data that is entered into the WordPress database when setting up a new database? I want to change the default category and add a couple ...
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Can you add the visual editor to the description field for custom taxonomies?

Can you add the visual editor to the description field for custom taxonomies? It would be nice to have this option available when you edit an entry for a taxonomy be it core or custom.
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Hosting alternatives to WordPress.com [closed]

I've been hosting my blog on WordPress.com for a few years now, but am starting to feel a bit constrained by some of the limitations. The most troublesome in priority order are inability to include ...
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What's the easiest way to close comments on media/attachments?

I consistently get spam attempts on various and sundry media attachments on my primary WP blog. By default, media has open comments (for instance, http://literalbarrage.org/blog/archives/2009/03/18/...
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where is images/image.jpg?

I am being forced to use a SOAP service on a site, and for some of the UI elements it is calling images that I have to put in place. I can't point them to a theme folder, as I have no control over ...
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show x number of posts from y category on homepage

I am trying to alter my query_posts. My homepage is currently displaying all posts from all categories at random (posts_per_page =>16) The problem is, one of my categories is advertisements and I ...
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How to prepend route with /blog for blog listing page only

My permalink settings is simply /%postname%/ (yes I read from the codex that this is bad performance practice). The result is: a page url might look like site.com/pagename a blog post looks like ...
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GUID field in wp_posts - relevance for attachments?

How significant is the guid field in wp_posts? I'm doing a migration and adding a lot of images to the table (via wp_insert_attachment, wp_generate_attachment_metadata and ...
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Is it safe to pass directory path to plugins_url()?

plugins_url() function accepts plugin slug or file path to build URL for. I have following directory structure: /wp-content/mu-plugins/someplugin/css/file.css /wp-content/mu-plugins/someplugin/...
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Contributing to the community

I have recently found myself with some time on my hands and with no problem of my own, I would like to solve someone's problem. I'd like to contribute to the WP community how best would I be able to ...
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Dashboard - get status and position of metaboxes and pass them to ajax method

I'm wondering if it's possible to get status and position of metaboxes added to a dashboard-like page. The main page of my plugin has several metaboxes laying in a two-columns page and a "table of ...
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Custom post type or just use custom fields

I am turning a restaurants website into a wordpress website to allow for the customer to take over content changes. The restaurant has a menu that has categories like Baskets with different types. For ...
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Custom Post Type for displaying products in a database table

I have a WordPress project that I'm using as a CMS. I also have a database with some products in it that I'd like to display on the site (gallery or portfolio maybe?) I have a custom post type for ...
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Can't get a custom template taxonomy page to display

I've been trying to wade my way through learning the ins and outs of taxonomies and how to integrate them into themes and I've run into a pretty basic issue that I can't seem to figure out. I started ...
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How to add a user defined hyperlink to the “Featured Image” and the_post_thumbnail()

I've enabled my theme with the ability to display the "Featured Image" for the post. However, I'm trying now to determine (1) How to assign a hyperlink to the image and (2) How to call ...
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Where do I save widget code for wordpress?

Pretty simple, I've written a widget and I can't find out for the life of me where to save it?! Using the most recent version of wordpress. Thanks, John.
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Blog statistics

I run small wordpress blog with 3-5 users. People add/edit/remove and read content all the time... What I want is to be able to see some sort of statistics.... which posts/pages are most popular, most ...
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How to add the image URL from an external RSS feed and insert into a custom field?

*Editor Note (Original title: The url from an image via custom field) changed to be more descriptive. Hi all, Am not even sure if this can be done but...after ive been searching for the last 6 hours ...
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Export whole wordpress blog to PDF or similar including images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I export my WordPress blog as a book? I would like to know how can one export all the posts content to a PDF file or Word or similar that includes all the pictures. ...
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How to let users choose posts order in categories?

I'm running a wordpress based website and I need to let the users choose how to show the posts inside categories pages. I would like to have a button inside a category page that can be clicked so the ...
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Max number of multisites

Does anyone know of any max number of WP multisites or performance issues with having many? Thanks!
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Use wp_list_categories to list parent categories from actual term

I currently have a taxonomy called wpsc_product_category. Under that taxonomy I have several terms used as sub-categories, and finally each sub-category has a number of products. I'm trying to use ...
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Code needed to only show users own posts in a multi-user account

I am using WP3 and want to starting adding users (many users to a single blog) but when I give a new user an account, they can see all the posts in the admin including scheduled, drafts, pending ...
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Unclickable Menu Item Label in Custom Menu with Clickable Children

I need some help with a custom menu. I'm using WP 3.1.1. I need to create an unclickable placeholder in the nav menu. So, the children will be clickable, but the "title" in the nav bar is not. For ...
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987 views

Wordpress Hook for user account activation in normal Wp (not MU)

what is the action hook, if a user activates his profile? For the profile update, it is: profile_update for example. My goal is, to execute a function, if a user activates his profile. Something ...
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Cannot publish posts, but can create new pages

I am building a site on WordPress. I can't publish posts: when I attempt to do so, the site just hangs and then I get a time out page. However, I can add new pages without a problem. I have tried: ...
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How to make a function occurs for one time?

I have the following code in the functions.php file in my theme function my_func(){ echo "foo"; } add_action('admin_menu','my_func'); I assume this function "my_func" will be ...
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How to stop fatal error when loading theme template file directly

If one tries to load a theme template file directly, the following error message is displayed: Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() in ... and it goes on to list the full directory ...
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Preset Widgets ONLY after site is initially created

I want to preset some widgets using functions included in my theme ONLY after a site is initially created (my theme is the default for all new sites in my instance of WordPress). I DO NOT want my ...
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Suggestions for allowing basic users to view their own posts?

I have a client that needs to give access to her clients certain documents. She wants the ability to give them user name and password, so once they log in, they go directly to their page or post which ...
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Memory consumption in w3-total-cache vs wp-super-cache? [closed]

I've been suggested by my hosting to move from w3-total-cache to wp-super-cache since the later is supposed to be using less memory then the first. Is there any knowledge about this comparison? Is ...
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why doesnt my formatting work in my wisiwig editor?

I am trying to format my post with extra blank lines. But for some reason they dont get reflected when i save it? But the underline etc work fine Any idea how to sort this problem
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Add a Jquery Datepicker to custom field in post edit

I would like to add a custom field that is set by a jquery datepicker ui in the post edit panel. Im new to wordpress, so Im not sure how to go about adding something like this. I haven't had much luck ...
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Slideshow/Gallery plugin based on WP Core Gallery [closed]

Looking for a plugin that I can hardcode into my custom post type template that pulls the images from gallery images added into the standard WP gallery. Thoughts?
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How to enable %postname% permalinks on Mac?

I'm using Mac OS X's built in Apache + PHP with MySQL. Everything works perfectly, except for my pretty %postname% permalinks — they just won't work. I have obviously enabled mod_rewrite and set the ...
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How can I create an auto-populated menu that is automatically assigned to a location?

I'm trying to add BuddyPress nav menu support to my theme and, unfortunately, BP's template tags still aren't fully up to snuff. (Basically, if you're not making an explicit child theme for the BP ...
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Who owns the content posted on .wordpress.com blogs? [closed]

If I sign up for a Wordpress blog that is hosted for free by Wordpress here, who will own the content I post, and how much storage will I have? I know I could ask their customer support, but I don't ...
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Time limited file download upon form submit

The basic of what I need; A public page where the visitor have to fill out a form in order to be able to download a large file (the one and the same file for all downloads/users). The file should ...
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the_post() in RSS feed

I'm got an issue here that's stumping me. I'm trying to create a custom RSS feed using add_feed(). The feed seems to have been created successfully, but I'm quite stuck on some bug in the feed ...
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Missed scheduled WordPress

I am currently in version 3.1 of WordPress and I have a problem with planning my post. In fact, whenever I plan a post, it is written: "Scheduled missed. Could you help me please. Thank you in ...
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Default Gravatar not showing for pings

Here is my comments block: <div id="comments"> <?php if (have_comments()) : ?> <h3><?php printf(_n('1 comment', '%1$s comments', get_comments_number()), ...
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How can I redirect user after entering wrong password?

I'm using wp_login_form() to display login form in a jQuery dialog window. If user enters wrong password, the user is taken to the backend. I don't want that. Is there a way to notify user that he ...
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How can I make an htaccess file on a Mac? [closed]

I'm trying to set-up pretty permalinks for my site. WordPress has a warning that my htaccess files is not writable. It provided some code to copy and put in the htaccess file. I'm on a Mac, my local ...
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WordPress Page Id

I have a client (same for my previous post about the slider) who believes that the url structure needs to include a "google page id" to be compliant with google news. Therefore, they want the url ...
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Add box with custom per-page properties

Hey, I'm stuck trying to add a box with settings for all pages (the ones users create/edit). What I'm attempting to do is add 6, 7 check boxes and an input field for all pages that alters the ...

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